Dehradun: 5 minors gang-rape 8-year-old girl after watching porn on mobile

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Dehradun: 5 minors gang-rape 8-year-old girl after watching porn on mobile

All the accused are aged between nine and 14 years. 

An eight-year-old girl in Dehradun was allegedly gang-raped by five minor boys after they watched pornography on a mobile phone.

The alleged gang rape took place in Vikas Nagar area of Dehradun, Uttarakhand.

All the accused are aged between nine and 14 years.

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The victim was playing alone outside her home when the five boys from her neighbourhood took her away to a friend's home. Local reports suggest that the accused lured her by offering her some chocolates. After taking her inside, the boys allegedly took turns to rape her.

The matter came to light when the girl's mother noticed she was unusually silent at home. When she asked her about it, the girl recounted the harrowing act.

The parents then approached the police and filed a complaint against the five boys. The cops have seized the mobile phone on which the five watched the pornographic content.

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Police have taken cognisance of the matter and are probing the matter under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

The five accused were taken into custody and later produced before a juvenile court.

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